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float

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of float

  1. a structure used by boats and ships for taking on or landing cargo and passengers the crew put the cargo on the float before heading back down the river Synonyms of float dock, jetty, landing, levee, pier, quai, quay, wharfWords Related to float berth, mooring, slip; embarcadero [West]; dockyard, marina, quayage, shipyard, wharfage


float

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of float

  1. 1 to rest or move along the surface of a liquid or in the air a canoe floating down the river particles of dust floating in the air Synonyms of float drift, glide, hang, hover, poise, ride, sail, swim, waft Words Related to float bob, dangle, suspend; buoy; balloon, raft Near Antonyms of float dive, lunge, plunge; dip, immerse, submerge, submerse Antonyms of float settle, sink

  2. 2 to move about from place to place aimlessly lost touch with a childhood friend who spent much of his adult life floating from place to place Synonyms of float bat, cruise, drift, wander, gad (about), gallivant (also galavant), kick around, knock (about), maunder, meander, mooch, ramble, range, roam, rove, traipseWords Related to float amble, saunter, stroll; dawdle, mope; gypsy, hobo, tramp, vagabond; mill (about or around); straggle, stray



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